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Wakenshaw Early Origins



The surname Wakenshaw was first found in Renfrewshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Frił), a historic county of Scotland, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew, East Renfrewshire, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, at Walkinshaw the Walkinshaws of the Ilk were listed as early as 1235 and held estates at Burrowfield.

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Wakenshaw Spelling Variations


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Wakenshaw Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Walkinshaw, Walkingshaw and others.

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Wakenshaw Early History


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Wakenshaw Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wakenshaw research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1235, 1560, 1671, 1731, 1720 and 1802 are included under the topic Early Wakenshaw History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wakenshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wakenshaw Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wakenshaw Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander Walkinshaw arrived in Philadelphia in 1825; Hugh Walkinshaw settled in Pennsylvania in 1819.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wakenshaw (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wakenshaw (post 1700)



  • Adam Herbert Wakenshaw (1914-1942), British soldier awarded the Victoria Cross during WWII [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    World War 2 Awards.com - WAKENSHAW, Adam. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Adam Wakenshaw. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/175

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ World War 2 Awards.com - WAKENSHAW, Adam. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Adam Wakenshaw. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/175

Other References

  1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  2. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
  3. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  9. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
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This page was last modified on 27 September 2013 at 14:05.

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